Intelligence Reports

Wards Intelligence Reports combine in-depth insight, quantitative forecasts, market voices, key supplier profiles, OEM assessments and expert Wards analysis on disruptive, game-changing automotive technologies and trends. With our industry-specific reports, you can dive deeper into the following focus areas: autonomy, commercial vehicles, connectivity, electrification, markets, mobility and propulsion.

Reuse, Recycling of Li-ion BEV Batteries

Reuse, Recycling of Li-ion BEV Batteries

A look at the market potential for reclaimed L-ion batteries and the ecosystem needed to support it… LEARN MORE

Smart Cities: Leading the Way in Mobility

Smart Cities: Leading the Way in Mobility

In-depth case studies and analysis of how mobility providers are working with cities to shape the future of urban transportation…. LEARN MORE

E-Machines: Powering Automotive Future

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An examination of cutting-edge motor-generator technology and how suppliers are working to meet the growing demands of the global electrified-vehicle market….. LEARN MORE

Batteries, BEVs and the Decade Ahead

Batteries, BEVs and the Decade Ahead

This report looks at what’s now and next in battery technology, supplier plans for increasing capacity, the global market outlook for BEVs and what is likely to drive demand…. LEARN MORE

China’s Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap


Where China stands in the AV technology race, how government is driving development and deployment and the path to monetization for automakers and suppliers…. LEARN MORE

Navigating New Mobility


This Wards Intelligence report examines the mobility strategies of automotive OEMs, technology companies and others in the race to define the next era… LEARN MORE

Power Shift: 48V Takes Hold


This report looks at the state of 48V technology and where it is headed, which systems and components are likely to move to the higher-capacity electrical… LEARN MORE

China’s New Energy Vehicle Future


This Wards Intelligence Report, China’s New Energy Vehicle Future, forecasts volumes, details OE strategic plans and tells you who is leading in the race to capture… LEARN MORE

The Future of Connected Infotainment


This new Wards Intelligence report focuses on connected infotainment and the increasing importance of data monetization supported by cloud-based automotive…LEARN MORE

Fuel Cell Future in Vehicles


This Wards Intelligence report focuses on fuel-cell technology and the regional and global market outlook for fuel-cell vehicles in coming years and decades, including…LEARN MORE

U.S. ADAS & Safety Equipment Trends


Provides a thorough analysis of the state of ADAS technology, marketing strategies and installation trends in the U.S. market. It is aimed at automakers, suppliers…LEARN MORE

Megatrends & The Trucking Industry 


This report examines how the megatrends of electrification and automated-driving technology will impact the medium-and heavy-duty commercial-vehicle market…LEARN MORE

Putting the Charge in Electric Vehicles


This report looks at the developing infrastructure for battery-electric-vehicle charging, including the emerging ultra-fast charging capability that promises to replenish…LEARN MORE

AWD Electrified 


And how do old-school solid-axles, transfer cases and crawl ratios stack up against advanced electronic clutches, electric axles and brake-force distribution… LEARN MORE

Artificial Intelligence in Automotive


Artificial Intelligence is poised to become the pilot of tomorrow’s autonomous vehicles. This special report from Wards Intelligence defines and examines AI… LEARN MORE

The Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap 


Rapid advancements in technology have the auto industry on a march toward automated driving. According to the new Wards Intelligence report, The Autonomous… LEARN MORE

Commercial Vehicle Outlook


The commercial vehicle world faces constantly evolving conditions — from new government regulations to technology disruptors — and all players must stay… LEARN MORE

BEVs, Batteries & the Electrification Future


BEVs, Batteries and the Electrification Future takes an in-depth look at the future of the electric-vehicle market, how automaker EV plans are progressing… LEARN MORE

Connected Cars Driving Into the Future


Wards Intelligence presents a suite of four important reports on trends, challenges and opportunities in connected car consumer services. Produced by Informa… LEARN MORE

Commercial Vehicle Utilization 


Introducing the first-of-its-kind commercial vehicle utilization report identifying the 28.5 million trucks still on the road today and how they are being used across… LEARN MORE

US Light-Vehicle Equipment 


Five-year analysis of industry take-rates for over three-dozen powertrain attributes and factory installed equipment types, covering 2012 through 2016 model years… LEARN MORE